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#Takeover

# takeover - Thursday 31 December, 2020

American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake
# Premier League
# Premier League

American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake

Dec 31st 2020, 9:37 AM 4,801 Views 5 Comments

The deal should give Sean Dyche much-needed funds ahead of the January transfer window.

# takeover - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End
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Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

Oct 29th 2020, 6:49 AM 9,259 Views 6 Comments

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

# takeover - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

Oct 28th 2020, 8:25 AM 43,949 Views 15 Comments

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

# takeover - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed
# Sold
# Sold

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed

Aug 28th 2019, 6:53 PM 4,930 Views 2 Comments

The League One club had been given 14 days to find a buyer or face extinction.

# takeover - Friday 3 May, 2019

Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover
# Investment
# Investment

Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover

May 3rd 2019, 4:03 PM 5,454 Views 2 Comments

Belfast native Sean Connor is representing a group in ‘advanced talks’ to buy the SSE Airtricity League club.

# takeover - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
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Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m

Apr 30th 2019, 7:57 AM 16,642 Views 30 Comments

A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.

# takeover - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man
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Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

Mar 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 6,478 Views 10 Comments

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

# takeover - Friday 31 August, 2018

Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion
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Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion

Aug 31st 2018, 7:56 AM 21,561 Views 50 Comments

The soft drink giant said this gave it a way into the hot beverage market.

# takeover - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship
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Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship

Mar 13th 2018, 10:10 PM 7,502 Views 9 Comments

Matt Doherty, Ryan Manning and Enda Stevens all scored in wins for their Championship sides this evening.

# takeover - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir
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French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir

Dec 20th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,074 Views 79 Comments

The transaction is expected to be completed early next year.

# takeover - Monday 27 November, 2017

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion From TheJournal.ie

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Nov 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 11,579 Views 20 Comments

Time revealed in October that it was focusing less on magazine journalism and more on digital.

# takeover - Monday 20 November, 2017

End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United
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End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United

Nov 20th 2017, 9:27 PM 8,986 Views 13 Comments

Amanda Staveley’s consortium has made the offer for the Premier League club.

# takeover - Friday 10 November, 2017

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout
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Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout

Nov 10th 2017, 6:01 AM 53,179 Views 0 Comments

MTK has signed a number of big name boxers since it was established.

# takeover - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo
# Name In Lights
# Name In Lights

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

Jul 25th 2017, 5:05 PM 12,851 Views 18 Comments

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

# takeover - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover
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Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

May 18th 2017, 9:20 AM 9,943 Views 11 Comments

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

# takeover - Sunday 8 January, 2017

'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'
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'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'

Jan 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 51,168 Views 37 Comments

Looking back over the past 24 months, former staff say they are proud of what they achieved at the channel.

# takeover - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion
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'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion

Dec 31st 2016, 6:30 AM 23,728 Views 11 Comments

The Irish offshoot of the Danish brand plans to target Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny next.

# takeover - Friday 9 December, 2016

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies

Dec 9th 2016, 12:10 PM 11,076 Views 24 Comments

The Sumitomo Corporation will pay just over €750m for the Dublin-based fruit supplier.

# takeover - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC
# Clearout
# Clearout

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC

Oct 19th 2016, 9:59 AM 6,224 Views 3 Comments

The lay-offs come in the wake of the multi-billion-dollar sale of the organisation in July.

# takeover - Monday 23 November, 2015

Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships
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Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:54 PM 5,274 Views 0 Comments

Ben Forsyth and Leah McCourt both won gold.

# takeover - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
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Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

Nov 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 13,343 Views 18 Comments

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

# takeover - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso
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Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso

Oct 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 33,474 Views 139 Comments

The deal is rumoured to be worth in the region of €70 million.

# takeover - Monday 12 October, 2015

Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland
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Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Oct 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 7,979 Views 5 Comments

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

# takeover - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists
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Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 33,283 Views 14 Comments

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

# takeover - Friday 8 May, 2015

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa
# Money Matters
# Money Matters

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa

May 8th 2015, 12:05 AM 6,953 Views 2 Comments

Tony Adams is part of a group aiming to take control of the club from Randy Lerner.

# takeover - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal
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Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal

May 6th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,273 Views 8 Comments

Aliko Dangote hopes to purchase the Gunners having failed in an attempt back in 2010.

# takeover - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
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Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

Mar 5th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,321 Views 67 Comments

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

# takeover - Monday 26 January, 2015

One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover
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One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover

Jan 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 22,192 Views 79 Comments

The airline’s board is considering another buyout offer as a union warns of job losses.

# takeover - Saturday 24 January, 2015

It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus
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It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus

Jan 24th 2015, 7:48 PM 28,028 Views 79 Comments

Reports today suggest that company has tabled ANOTHER offer for the airline.

# takeover - Monday 19 January, 2015

McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston
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McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston

Jan 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 30,444 Views 36 Comments

Niall Kelly looks back on another significant night for Irish MMA.

# takeover - Friday 26 September, 2014

Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?
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Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?

Sep 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 56,694 Views 22 Comments

We’re planning to stay up extra late on Saturday. Will you be doing the same?

# takeover - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies
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Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies

Sep 9th 2014, 8:01 PM 8,276 Views 0 Comments

In a statement today, they said that any sale of their assets would result in them pursuing their return.

# takeover - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport
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Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

Aug 24th 2014, 9:57 AM 10,303 Views 33 Comments

The country’s government has branded the Islamist militias as ‘terrorists’.

# takeover - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Thai army seizes power in military coup
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Thai army seizes power in military coup

May 22nd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,149 Views 33 Comments

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

# takeover - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Brian McDermott at centre of Leeds United chaos
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# Denial

Brian McDermott at centre of Leeds United chaos

Feb 1st 2014, 6:15 PM 8,588 Views 9 Comments

The club have performed a remarkable U-turn on Saturday as they revealed their manager has not been sacked.

# takeover - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Arsenal: We have had no contact over a potential takeover
# Denial
# Denial

Arsenal: We have had no contact over a potential takeover

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:01 PM 1,274 Views 4 Comments

An investment group from the Gulf region have been linked with a £1.5billion offer for the North London club.

# takeover - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal
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EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

Feb 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,516 Views 67 Comments

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

# takeover - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus
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Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus

Feb 12th 2013, 1:05 PM 11,388 Views 92 Comments

The budget airline said it will appeal the decision.

# takeover - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
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200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Jan 29th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,094 Views 29 Comments

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

# takeover - Monday 28 January, 2013

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid
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Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid

Jan 28th 2013, 8:09 AM 4,822 Views 46 Comments

The airline said its bid involves two upfront buyers, each basing aircraft in Ireland.

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